How tars ot Those Scars

Ouch! The real (painful) sto­ries be­hind celebs’ unique marks

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KATE MID­DLE­TON, 34

“The scar is re­lated to a child­hood op­er­a­tion,” a palace spokesman says of the 3-inch mark along the royal mom’s hair­line.

NIALL HO­RAN, 23

The One Di­rec­tion singer had “ma­jor” surgery on his knee in 2015. “I al­ways had a bad knee, [and I] added to it play­ing ball,” he ex­plained of why he went under the knife.

▶ HUGH JACK­MAN, 48

“An ex­am­ple of what hap­pens when you don’t wear sun­screen,” the

Wolver­ine star says of his on­go­ing bat­tle with skin can­cer on his nose.

◀ MICHAEL K. WIL­LIAMS, 49

Get­ting slashed across the face on his 25th birth­day turned out to be a bless­ing in dis­guise for the for­mer dancer. Late rap­per Tu­pac Shakur saw his photo and gave him his big break.

SI­MON BAKER, 47

Surf mishap or surgery? The Aussie hunk has never ex­plained the gash on his stom­ach.

KHLOÉ KAR­DASHIAN, 32

“I’ve had three ma­jor knee surg­eries be­cause I was in a car ac­ci­dent when I was 16,” ex­plains the re­al­ity star.

▶ ARIEL WIN­TER, 18

The Mod­ern Fam­ily ac­tress proudly showed off the re­sults of her breast re­duc­tion on a re­cent red car­pet, tweet­ing, “My scars are part of me and I’m not ashamed of them!”

“It was very se­ri­ous,” the singer says of the ac­ci­dent she suf­fered while film­ing the remix mu­sic video for “Beau­ti­ful” in 2013.

KELLY KILLOREN BENSIMON, 48

Long sus­pected of hav­ing a boob job, the for­mer Real House­wives of New York City star seemed to con­firm it when a wardrobe mal­func­tion ex­posed this tell­tale sign on her left breast.

JA­SON MOMOA, 37

He was sick of be­ing called “pretty boy,” so the Game of Thrones star didn’t mind so much when a 2008 bar­room brawl re­sulted in 140 stitches.

CATHER­INE ZETAJONES, 47

The Os­car win­ner bris­tles when makeup artists try to cover the tra­cheotomy scar she got as a baby af­ter a virus hin­dered her breath­ing. “I don’t want to hide it,” says the mom of two. “I wouldn’t be here to­day if I didn’t have this!”

MILES TELLER, 29

When he was 20, the Di­ver­gent star was thrown from a car dur­ing a high-speed crash. He still has gravel in his face and what he calls “re­ally bad” scars.

MARIAH CAREY, 47

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